Afternoon schlocky horror fans. Friday the 13th: The Game is out tomorrow on Steam, and handily developer Illfonic has compiled together a list of benchmark results so you can work your expected performance. Quite a variety of different specs and settings have been benchmarked in Friday the 13th, ranking from a humble Radeon HD 6850 + Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 combo all the way up to SLI GeForce GTX 970’s plus an Intel Core i7-6700.

Friday the 13th is, sadly, not out on Friday the 13th, but Friday the 26th. They've missed a trick there. Nevertheless, it's an asymmetric horror game in which seven players must attempt to survive against the wrath of Jason Voorhees. Jason is a legendary killer with an array of tracking skills and some absolutely brutal takedowns. All everyone else needs to do is survive the night in any way possible. Whilst you're getting your head slammed in a door, or being gutted in the log cabin, the last thing you're going to want to contend with is a dodgy frame rate. Here's a full range of benchmarks so you can hopefully pinpoint your expected performance in Friday the 13th.

Friday the 13th 1080p benchmarks and frames per second analysis performed on wide range of gaming PC systems

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Friday the 13th 720p Low benchmarks and frames per second analysis performed on wide range of gaming PC systems

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Cores Memory Graphics Card Average FPS Low 720p Average FPS Mid-High 1080p
Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 2 @ 2.66GHz 4GB Radeon HD 6850 1GB 0 0
Intel Core i7-6770HQ 4 @ 2.6GHz 8GB Iris Pro Graphics 580 1GB 21 11
Intel Core i3-530 2 @ 2.93GHz 4GB GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB 42 16
AMD Athlon II X2 270 2 @ 3.4GHz 4GB Radeon HD 7770 1GB 34 18
AMD A8-3850 4 @ 2.9GHz 6GB Radeon R7 260X 2GB 72 25
AMD FX-4300 4 @ 3.8GHz 8Gb Radeon HD 7850 2GB 60 25
Intel Core i3-2100 2 @ 3.1GHz 6GB GeForce GTX 750 2GB 40 29
AMD FX-8350 4 @ 4.0GHz 12GB Radeon R9 380 2GB 85 30
Intel Core i3-3240 2 @ 3.4GHz 6GB GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB 68 31
AMD Athlon X4 840K 4 @ 3.7GHz 6GB Radeon R9 270X 2GB 36 38
Intel Core i5-4430 4 @ 3.0Ghz 8GB GeForce GTX 960 4GB 129 46
Intel Core i7-950 4 @ 3.0GHz 8GB GeForce GTX 770 2GB 93 50
AMD FX-9370 8 @ 4.4GHz 12GB 2 x Radeon R9 290X 4GB 122 55
AMD FX-9370 8 @ 4.4GHz 12GB Radeon R9 290X 4GB 124 56
Intel Core i7-6700 4 @ 3.4GHz 12GB GeForce GTX 970 4GB 179 79
Intel Core i7-6700 4 @ 3.4GHz 12GB 2 x GeForce GTX 970 4GB 161 88

Just bear in mind that these PC benchmark tests have come directly from the developer, so we can't independently confirm their veracity just yet. However, they are on the low side so it seems reasonable to assume Illfonic is being straight up with these results for Friday the 13th.

The first takeaway from this is that SLI and CrossFire support is practically non-existent for Friday the 13th. You may see minor gains, but nothing of that suggests this is optimised just yet.

Secondly, Friday the 13th is a pretty demanding game, at least at higher graphics settings. If your graphics card is one that sits below 60 frames per second, you can roughly double your frame rate by dropping to the low preset.